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  • Fiscal Court purchases power load system, accepts batting cage bid

    Carroll County Fiscal Court agreed to purchase a bariatric power load system for loading patients in to the ambulance. The county has two ambulances outfitted with the systems now.

    Carroll County Emergency Services director Ed Webb said that he had received a $20,000 grant to pay for most of the system. Bidders for the project had three options, bid the system, bid installation or bid both. The county received two bids, one for the system and one for the installation.

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  • Carrollton Main Street Program nationally accredited for 12 years

    Carrollton Main Street Program has been designated as an accredited National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Each year, the National Main Street Center and its partners announce the list of accredited Main Street programs in recognition of their exemplary commitment to historic preservation and community revitalization through the Main Street Four Point Approach.

  • C’ton pair arrested for shoplifting

    Carrollton Police arrested two Carrollton residents for allegedly stealing from Wal-Mart and then fleeing from police.

  • Man arrested for impersonating deputy

    A Louisville man was arrested and charged with impersonating a Carroll County Sheriff’s Office deputy.

  • New booster seat law; how to buckle in correctly

    By MIKE WYNN

    The Courier-Journal

    Starting this summer, parents will be required to keep children secured in booster seats a little longer under a new state law that aims to improve safety in motor vehicles.

    The law, enacted in this year’s legislative session, includes two key changes related to age and height that parents should heed, otherwise they could face a $25 fine.

  • City to apply for grant to pave along Ky. River

    The city will be applying for a federal grant to construct a paved trail along the Kentucky River. Carroll County Community Development Corporation Executive Director Bob Yoder said the Land and Water Conservation Fund grant is a 50-50 matching grant, and applications are due by April 30.

  • Toasted

    Ghent Fire Protection District and the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office  responded to a fire alarm at Landmark Apartments on Hwy. 36 Thursday, April 9. The cause of the fire was attributed to a toaster oven that had been left on.

  • Traffic relief coming

    Kathryn Winn’s new after-school pickup routine begins Monday.

    Thanks to a parking lot expansion behind the Board of Education building, Kathryn Winn parents will not be waiting as long to pick up their children after school. On Monday, parents will begin using two new pickup paths so that Ninth Street will no longer be blocked by stopped vehicles and so that students will have more safe crossing areas.

  • CCMS construction slowly making progress

    Carroll County Board of Education approved two change orders for the Carroll County Middle School construction project and a revised BG-3 for the Carroll County High School athletic complex upgrades at a special board meeting April 9.

    Change order 19 will cost $2,641 and includes an additional nine exit signs plus the installation of 16 exit signs.